Articles Tagged with democrats

CIA Officials, Dick Cheney, Fight Back On ‘Torture Report': Call It ‘Poorly Done,’ ‘Partisan’ And ‘Full Of Crap’

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Following the release of what has come to be called the Senate Intelligence Committee’s “torture report,” interrogation techniques reportedly used by CIA interrogators of al-Qaida prisoners are being called “shocking” and “brutal“. Some are even calling for the heads of CIA members featured in the torture report, as well as that of former President Bush,… Read more »

U.S. Could Face Another Government Shut Down This Week

Congress has until Thursday to avoid a government shutdown.

As the Thursday deadline quickly approaches, Congress has yet to pass a bill that will keep the funding for the United States government going which means that the nation could be facing yet another government shutdown. The recent executive action on immigration taken by President Barack Obama has left many in the Republican party looking… Read more »

Rachel Maddow Rips Democrats On Keystone XL Vote

Rachel Maddow Hammers Democrats Over Keystone Vote

Rachel Maddow tore in to Senate Democrats on Tuesday for voting down the Keystone Pipeline (or Keystone XL), a Republican energy plan. Maddow, an anchor for the left-leaning MSNBC, couldn’t believe that Democrats would use what little time they have left as the majority party to waste time on Keystone when Republicans will simply pass… Read more »

Charles Krauthammer Begins Banging Drum Louder For Obama Impeachment

Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer believes that President Obama might finally be getting ready to do something that would legitimately merit impeachment. After six years of Republican talking heads deciding there are a number of smaller offenses that could lead to impeachment, what does Charles Krauthammer think will finally be the big move? The Republican writer and frequent… Read more »

Bernie Sanders: ‘Election Day Should Be National Holiday’

Bernie Sanders: Make Election Day A National Holiday

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to make Election Day a national holiday, according to a new proposal that he’s written. Sanders’ motivations for the bill are the poor voter turnout from Tuesday’s election in which Republicans handily defeated Democrats in most major congressional races, retaking the Senate and adding seats in the already-red House of… Read more »

Charlie Crist Concedes FL Election, Loses For Third Time In Four Years

Charlie Crist defeated

Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called his opponent, incumbent Republican Rick Scott, around midnight to concede defeat in Tuesday’s election. This marks the third time Crist has lost, for three different parties, in the last four years. Crist, a career politician, was defeated by Marco Rubio in the Republican primary in 2010, then was defeated… Read more »

Harry Reid Picks The One Race That Could Cost Democrats The Senate

Harry Reid Picks One Race To Determine The Senate Control

Harry Reid is showing serious concern over the Senate races that will be decided in Tuesday’s midterm elections. With a number of polling websites forecasting a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate — and a hold of control over the House of Representatives — the outlooks are pretty grim for Democrats. Having the GOP control… Read more »

[Video] Jon Stewart Slams Obama And Democrats For Hypocrisy

Jon Stewart and Barack Obama

Few would deny that one of the biggest problems in United States politics is the prevalence of money and its powerful influence over Congress and the President. Many Americans suspect that corporate funding of political campaigns and bribery play a major part in elections, sometimes leading to corruption and ulterior motives for passing legislation. Typically,… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Chooses Not To Distance Herself From Obama

Bill and Hillary Clinton at the Harkin Steak Fry

While Hillary Clinton has not yet officially announced her candidacy for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, she has gotten pretty close. The media and the public seem to believe that Hillary will almost certainly be running for president once Barack Obama leaves office. And in a political decision that some might consider unwise, Clinton decided… Read more »

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Obama Doesn’t Do Much Work [Video]

Democrat official Debbie Wasserman Schultz says Obama doesn't do much work

Obama cheerleader Debbie Wasserman Schultz may have experienced a talking points malfunction. Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz is a Florida Democrat who also chairs the Democratic National Committee. Registering her disagreement with the U.S. House of Representatives plan to sue President Obama over abuse of power, she had this to say on MSNBC about the commander in… Read more »

Hobby Lobby Reversal Bill Stopped By Senate Republicans

Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act

Senate Republicans stopped a reversal on the Hobby Lobby contraception decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. Democrats attempted to approve legislation which would force companies to offer all forms of contraceptive coverage to their workers, regardless of the religious beliefs by the owners. Democrats in the Senate wanted to push the Protect Women’s Health From… Read more »